Nebraska abortion prosecution raises questions around online privacy; oil spill highlights threat to southern resident killer whales; saving damaged Halifax trees; and Indra Nooyi on the challenges women face in the workplace
A mother and her teenage daughter in Nebraska face felony charges for performing an illegal at-home abortion, with their private Facebook messages being used as evidence. Guest host Michelle Shephard discusses the case’s implications for online privacy and abortion access with Tiffany Burns, spokesperson for No Forced Birth Nebraska; and Dana Sussman, acting executive director of National Advocates for Pregnant Women.
Then, Deborah Giles, science and research director at Wild Orca, explains how an oil spill off the Washington State coast could pose problems for the already struggling southern resident killer whales in the area.
Plus, arborist Stan Kochanoff tells us about efforts to save some of the trees damaged in a strange hatchet attack at the Halifax Public Garden.
And Indra Nooyi became the first South Asian woman to lead a Fortune 500 company when she was named CEO of PepsiCo in 2006. In a conversation with Matt Galloway from Oct. 2021, she discusses that journey, and the challenges women continue to face in the workplace.